Martin Okeke

Martin Okeke
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka | Unizik · Department of Political Science

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The case of local government in developing political systems has carried the conceptual debates by consequently presenting local government practice as rocket science, obscured by elite greed and everyday predation. The local government system in Nigeria is immensely characterized by this obscurity, greed and hands-on predation. Local government is...
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The paper ascertains the nexus of political defection and its implications for 2019 general election in Nigeria: dynamics and horse-trading. The rate at which political class defects from one party to another portrays political immaturity and ideological confusion in Nigeria. The inception of democracy since 1999 ushered unprecedented hope in the p...
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This study examined the relationship between the executive and legislature as it concerns budget implementation in Nigeria. The study tried to understand whether the relations have aided a smooth implementation of the budget in Nigeria focusing on the fourth Republic. The aim of the study includes to understand the nature of executive-legislative r...
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The main thrust of this study is to examined the legislative-executive conflict and its implications on democratic governance and maintenance of rule of law in Nigeria from 2015 to 2019. With specific reference to the legislative process and investigates how the "power-relations" were managed to enhance good democratic governance. Understanding leg...
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This paper ascertains the quest for restructuring and ethnic balancing in Nigeria: the dynamics and realities for true federalism. The structure of Nigerian federalism was born out of colonial convenience rather than necessity at the instance of the colonial masters who connived with the selfish political elites who intend to be leaders of big wide...
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The effect of the global economic crisis on the African continent is enveloped in external and internal factors, which has further complicated the escape routes for the continent. In a highly integrated and global world though an imbalanced one, the developed societies wield preponderance of the economic-political power which gives them an interdep...
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The paper ascertains immunity clause and the pollution of excellency: the implication for democratic consolidation in Nigeria. Immunity is a freedom conferred on a person to protect him from litigation or persecution. The immunity clause provides a shield for the President, Vice President, Governor or Deputy Governor from frivolous litigation in re...
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The paper is the evaluation of the revenue outlay and community infrastructure development in Ezeagu Local Government of Enugu State between 2012-2018. Local governments have not performed creditably with regards to her constitutional duties and allocations and therefore necessitate this study. Adopting Developmental Theory of Local Government as i...
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Prevention is believed to be a centrepiece to the effective management of people’s health and improvement of their wellbeing. However, a critical question often asked is how an individual can coherently address the underlying causes of diseases ensuring they live a healthy life. In the midst of this thought and pursuit, diabetes remains one of the...
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This paper examines the crises of nationalism and separatist agitations in Nigeria, with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a case study. The rise of ethnic based separatist formations whose modus operandi challenges the status quo and often seen by authorities as constituting threats to the stability and survival of the Nigerian federation...
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The house hold prayer of every Nigerian is "give us this day our daily bread" Men celebrate being given fish to eat, as against being taught how to fish. The proponents of stomach infrastructure believe that government cannot be investing heavily on physical infrastructure when the stomach is empty, both stomach and physical infrastructure need to...
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In the face of extreme political distrust among the different ethnic groups in Nigeria, this paper examines the implications of zoning public offices for liberal democracy and economic development. Data was sourced from interview of elder statesmen sampled from the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria, secondary documents and direct observation. The p...
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It is axiomatic to posit that entrepreneurship is a major contributing factor to economic growth and development in any polity. However, entrepreneurial ability and leadership tend to be relative lacking in Nigeria as a result of many factors inhibiting affecting its growth and development. However, Nigeria still falls far short of the economic and...
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It is axiomatic to posit that entrepreneurship is a major contributing factor to economic growth and development in any polity. However, entrepreneurial ability and leadership tend to be relative lacking in Nigeria as a result of many factors inhibiting affecting its growth and development. However, Nigeria still falls far short of the economic and...
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Nigeria operates a fiscal arrangement that caters for the needs of component states. Federalism is characterized by extensive inter-governmental relations in which federal, state and local tier interact to seek policies and programmes that will cater for the welfare of the public. This can become a reality when there is financial insubordination fr...

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